Despite his mistakes, Mao

By Lara Sokoloff Nazi persecutors stripped Helen Freeman of everything. Her family, friends, every belonging, and even her identity were taken by the Nazi regime, reducing her to only a number: A24490.   In 1939, the Nazi Germans occupied Freeman’s hometown of Radom, Poland. She was 18. The earliest steps of the Nazi’s systemized extermination […]

Israeli and Arab classmates discuss Middle East conflict

By Anna Etra A Jewish Israeli student and an Arab Christian student told Harvard-Westlake students that amid all of the conflict in the Middle East, it is still possible for people on both sides of the conflict to get along. Dana Boulus is a Palestinian Christian and Tamar Borman is a Jewish Israeli. The two […]

Jewish Student Union holds breakfasts for members

During every activities period the Jewish Student Union holds a breakfast for its members in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The club was created this year by Daniel Meer ’08 and Joshua Brown ’07 and currently has over 50 members. Many members are active in both the Jewish Student Union as well as the Jewish Prayer […]